Letter of Protest Form – USPTO’s form to protest trademark applications that should not register. To properly complete the form, review my Letter of Protest posts and/or join a group.
A revamped version of a post from 2018. IP Infringement Claim Response Have you received an email from the owner of a registered trademark telling you to remove your design? (Note: If the IP notice comes from the applicant for …
“Make America Grateful Again” is a registered trademark for hats and T-shirts (SN87587829). As if a typical consumer seeing products bearing this “mark” (decorating shirts in large print across the center of the chest) would be gullible enough to think …
Read I believe the eight varieties of LIFEGUARD trademarks should all be canceled.
USPTO apparently audits registrations! The screenshot is hard to read, so here’s what it says: The USPTO is performing random audits of US trademark registrations to assess and promote the accuracy and integrity of the trademark register. See 37 C.F.R. …
GIRLBOSS’s attorney raises some interesting points to overcome USPTO’s initial “failure to function” refusal. I’m curious how USPTO will rule on this.
Here are the guidelines I use and recommend when deciding whether it’s worth my time to file a Letter of Protest against a frivolous trademark.
Here are 10 facts every entrepreneur should know about the Letter of Protest system and the fight against frivolous trademarks.
USPTO expects you to let them know if a registration will negatively impact your business. That’s why the Letter of Protest system is free.
Trademark trolling means using one’s trademark registration to limit competition. Not all frivolous trademark owners are trademark trolls.